Parking Rules Should Support Sustainable Transportation

By Jason Leach
Published July 23, 2007

Check out this document from Australia [PDF] - fabulous stuff.

We need to be promoting this type of shift in thinking here, instead of the "parking in lieu" nonsense or requiring x number of parking spots for x number of seats in a restaurant, etc.

I think you'll find this information very useful and very applicable in our context. Our downtown streets will continue to suffer unless we develop a proper strategy like this one to deal with transportation/parking issues.

The report notes:


The Sustainable Parking Principles are instructive:

Sounds a lot like what Donald Shoup wrote in his book The High Cost of Free Parking.

Jason Leach was born and raised in the Hammer and currently lives downtown with his wife and children. You can follow him on twitter.

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By Sebastian (anonymous) | Posted October 31, 2012 at 13:45:13

The link to the Australian article seems to be broken, could you give e the name off it or a link to it?

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